Dean Foods Company, incorporated on September 19, 1994, is a food and beverage company. The Company is a processor and direct-to-store distributor of fluid milk and other fluid dairy products in the United States. The Company manufactures, markets and distributes a variety of branded and private-label dairy case products, including fluid milk, ice cream, cultured dairy products, creamers, ice cream mix and other dairy products to retailers, distributors, foodservice outlets, educational institutions and governmental entities across the United States. The Company�s portfolio includes TruMoo, Alta Dena, Berkeley Farms, Country Fresh, Dean�s, Garelick Farms, LAND O LAKES milk and cultured products (licensed brand), Lehigh Valley Dairy Farms, Mayfield, McArthur, Meadow Gold, Oak Farms, PET (licensed brand), T.G. Lee, Tuscan and so forth. The Company has over 50 local and regional dairy brands and private labels. It also produces and distributes juices, teas and bottled water. Due to the perishable nature of its products, the Company delivers its products directly to its customers� locations in refrigerated trucks or trailers that it owns or leases. This form of delivery is called a direct store delivery, or DSD system. The Company operates 68 manufacturing facilities, as of September 30, 2014.